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. >> many offices in history manhattan remain closed. new york city officials have struggled to turn power back on after hurricane sandy hit last week. >>> following an overnight plunge on wall street tokyo share prices are falling thursday morning. the key nikkei arm now currently standing at 8888. that is down 84 points, or just about 1%. investors placing sell orders on especially export-related issues. currencies, the dollar is currently being sold against the yen. worries about u.s. and european economies. the dollar/yen, 79.96-80.01. the euro/yen, 102.01-06. market players are buying the yen, it's regarded as a relatively safe asset amid pessimistic factors. those include the overnight sell-off on wall street, as well as the grim economic outlook for the eurozone which was released on wednesday. take a look at some of the asian indecks as well. australia's index, it is down .75% at 4483. >>> obama's going to spend much of his time until the end of the year trying to avoid the fiscal cliff and we spoke with rich ars katz, editor in chief of "the oriental economist report." >> 50/50 ch
documented some of the changes. >> reporter: standing in the largest city. it has a variety of newspapers and magazines. many publications include satirical cartoons. some devote an entire page to these popular sketches. he has drawn cartoons for more than 20 years. >> translator: i have drawn the voices of people, what they want, how they feel. without democracy we were all suppressed and oppressed so i draw for democracy. >> reporter: he drew this cartoon during the military regime. it shows inmates talking about how they ended up in jail. >> i was jailed because i was caught gambling. >> his crime was the most serious. he fooled a blind woman in a card game. >> reporter: he likened the citizens to bryan uma. the previous government as a criminal that cheated the public. >> we love our president. >> reporter: things are changing since the president was sworn in. publication sensorship was abolished. ham brings his now cartoons to a weekly newspaper publisher. the editor in chief chooses one. it shows a legislature about to leave home but his wife says he won't be able to fulfill his res
hurricane sandy battered the region. police cars in new york city patrolled low-lying neighborhoods, urging people to evacuate again. the approaching nor'easter brought a wintry mix of cold and snow and possibly, minor flooding in already damaged coastal areas. new york mayor michael bloomberg: >> we haven't and won't order the kind of large scale evacuation we ordered in advance of hurricane sandy but if you are experiencing significant flooding during sandy you should consider taking shelter with friends and family at a safer spot or using one of the city's storm center shelters. >> sreenivasan: in new jersey, thousands of storm-weary people braced for their brush with the new storm, even as cleanup efforts continued from "sandy". governor chris christie suggested it was a little like the biblical plagues. >> when i finally got that final kind of, forecast that i got last night, i said i'm waiting for the locusts and pestilence next, you know. >> sreenivasan: the storm could also bring wind gusts of 65 miles an hour-- bedeviling efforts to restore power to more than 600,000 customers stil
suption per cap to has quadrupled and city dwellers eat twice as much meat on average as those in the countryside. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> intel. sponsors of tomorrow. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the investigation that felled the head of the c.i.a. has expanded, to include a high- ranking u.s. military figure. thanews rippled outward fro the pentagon today, and across official washington. the name of u.s. marine general john allen, the top american commander in afghanistan, surfaced overnight in the scandal that began friday with david petraeus resigning at c.i.a. director. unnamed d
, new york city mayor michael bloomberg ordered gas rationing into effect. the gunman in last year's arizona shooting rampage was sentenced today to life in prison without parole. jared lee loughner killed six people and wounded 13, including congresswoman gabrielle giffords. she later resigned to focus on her recovery. several victims, including giffords, were in federal court today in tucson. her husband, astronaut mark kelly, told loughner, "you may have put a bullet through her head, but you haven't put a dent in her spirit." afterward, the u.s. attorney for arizona spoke to reporters. >> it is our hope that the final resolution of this case will be a positive step towards their healing process, physically, emotionally, and psychologically. it was with them in mind that we entered into this plea reement with the defendant. >> sreenivasan: loughner pleaded guilty, thereby avoiding the death penalty. a warplane from iran fired on an american drone over the persian gulf last week, but the drone escaped unharmed. a pentagon spokesman confirmed the incident today after news accounts
, they invested in small cities, always had a good school system and now commodities, agriculture are know booming across nebraska, south dakota and kansas. it's not just the shale oil coming out of north dakota. they don't get what's going on back in washington and at this point they don't care much because they're inkleined to take care of what they've got going on. it's a model in some ways. it wasn't that long ago -- we've got to turn that into the buffalo commons and give up on that part of the world. now agriculture is won by young entrepreneurial agricultural scientist how to get the most out of the soil and they're selling their products all over the world. they're familiar with china and with india and brazil. >> rose: you went yr home town. >> talking about tom brokaw we went to the same restaurant in minneapolis. on the one hand i found really the same kind of excitement that tom found. a lot of people, young people doing great innovation and start-ups in the minneapolis area much here's what i also found, charlie. i spent a day or an afternoon with three minnesota entrepreneurs to ta
when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: when david o. russell first read matthew quick's novel "silver linings play book" it grabed him immediately. he was fascinated by the story of a troubled young man who struggles to rebuild his life after being released from a psychiatric institution. the book is now awe a movie starring bradley cooper, robert de niro and jennifer lawrence. here's a look at the trailer. >> let me break it down for you. the whole time you're rooting for this hemingway guy to survive the war and be with the woman he loves. >> it's 4:00 in the morning. >> can't somebody say hey, let's have a good ending to the story. i can't apologize. you know what i will do? i'll apologize on behalf of earnest hemingway, that's who to blame here. >> have hemingway call us and apologize to us, too. i getting fit for nicky. >> patrick, she left, she's gone. >> doc, i have one instinct. i come home from work, i see my wife in the shower, i pull the car pain back -- so, yeah, i snapped. >> he
as not to antagonize the city's catholic residents. but those changes go too far, said the orangemen. >> we take our faith very strongly. it is an extension of our faith. we find that protestants here are being systematically obliterated, and our culture is being oppressed. >> there were not supposed to be playing music today because there march takes them past st. patrick's church. locals are protesting what they see as provocation by the protestant sectarian songs. the previous few months had seen clashes with the police being intact -- attacked by incensed catholic youths. according to the witness, they were provoked by the protestants. >> if you have been observed in here from the fourth of july, you have seen them dancing in front of the church, coming by. those days are gone. >> the protestant group have now set out on their parade. spread the prohition, thatre playing their hymns -- despite the prohibition, they are playing their hands even as they pass the catholic church. >> our people are sick to the back teeth. we have been wronged and shot at and intimidated for 30, 40- odd years. we hav
the islands. he visited the town of seoul. they have been sister cities for 17 years. he met with the suao mayor and representatives of the fishing cooperative. >> translator: there are various disputes over the senkaku islands between japan and taiwan. i believe our two communities can resolve the issues one by one. >> he said he hopes to resolve the dispute. fishing boats from su eered japanese waters off the islands in september. they're protesting japan's decision to national lies the islands. official from japan and taiwan began talks on fishing in the area 16 years ago. the talks have been suspended for more than three and a half years. people in northern japan are dealing with stormy weather, strong gusts are causing disruptions there. maya shoji explains. >> northern japan and the western flank of japan are dealing with rough weather. they're being hammer the with strong gusts and lots of precipitation over much of the country and down towards kumamoto we found gusts of 80 kilometers per hour that has been reported in the past 24 hours. here in around tokyo region the prefecture ha
the wine to japanese customers without problem. >> people in the northern japanese city of sapporo celebrated the release of this year's vintage at midnight. >> translator: i reserved a month ago and i've been looking forward to it ever since. i'm going to buy a lot. >> wine patients say this year's viage has a fine, fruity flavor that appeals to japanese tastes. >>> crowds gathered in osaka department store this week to catch a glimpse of one young visitor. minami is no ordinary girl. she's the latest in interactive she can mo just likehe rest of us thanks to sensors inside. >> translator: the way she speaks it's so real, i can't believe she's a robot. it's startling. >> 70% of the world's industrial robots are japanese inventions. but some robotmakers believe their creations should look anything but industrial. >> hi. >> hello. nice to meet you. >> nice to meet you. >> nice to meet you. welcome. >> nice to meet you. >> nice to meet you again. another doctor. he had the original identity, i'm a copy of him. >> reporter: hiroshi on the faculty for osaka university is among eight ge
of gaza city. the target: ahmed jabari, head of the military wing of the militant group hamas, which rules gaza. he was at the top of israel's most wanted list and the most senior hamas official killed since israel's last war in gaza in 2009. the israeli military posted video of the strike on you tube and said it was the opening round of a larger campaign dubbed "operation: pillar of defense." >> the goal of the operation is to defend israeli people and also target and cripple those terror organizations responsible for the ongoing rocket fire-- namely hamas, islamic jihad and others. >> suarez: in short order, smoke rose across the gaza city skyline from other air strikes, and fires burned into the night as the attacks continued. and prime minister benjamin netanyahu warned israel might expand the operation, possibly including a ground offensive. in turn, hamas proclaimed a state of emergency and called for retaliation. >> ( translated ): ahmed al jaabari has long worked and waited for this day. today, he is getting his victory as a martyr. our zionist enemy will, god willing, pay a price
's side, it will just be so much easier. so we're looking at like payment. >> reporter: in new york city, sabrina norrie and kelli space have an idea of their own, called zero bound. if students are struggling to pay debt in dollars, why not pay it through community service? they're still raising money, but once it's up and running, the company will help borrowers get donations in exchange for volunteer work. >> i thought, there's got to be a way we can get creative about this. and being involved in volunteer work, i thought, lets see if we can invest that education of students and alumni back into the community through volunteering. >> reporter: innovations like these have the support of the federal government, in a report last month, the consumer financial protection bureau said if they work, private businesses could play an important role in helping student borrowers pay down their debts. sylvia hall, "n.b.r.," washington. >> susie: for many people the holidays are typically a time to make charitable contributions. americans gave $200 billion to non-profits last year, and half of that
. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: president obama has been reelected as president o the united states. the last few ballots are still being counted, but winning ohio gave the president enough electoral college votes for victory. governor romney, the former governor of massachusetts, conceded just after 1:00 a.m. >> and i ran for office because i'm concerned about america. this election is over but our principles endure. that i believe the principles upon which this nation was founded are the only sure guide to a resurgent economy and to renewed greatness. like so many of you, paul and i have left everything on the ield we have given all our to this campaign. (cheers and applause) i so wish -- i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader so ann and i join with you to earnestly pray for him and for this great nation. >> rose: the race revealed america's shifting fault lines. it was a national conversation carried out in a few batt
continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> the president thinks highly of general alan and his service to his country as well as the job he has done in afghanistan. at the request of the secretary of defense, the president has put on hold generalllenumb naig as a supreme allied commander of europe pending the investigation of mr. alan's conduct. the president remains fully supporting our troops and partners in afghanistan who general allen continues to lead as he has done so ably over the year. the president was certainly surprised when he was informed about the situation regarding general petraeus on thursday. he greatly appreciates general petraeus' remarkable service to s cotry th in uform and at the cia. as he said in his statement, his heart, his thoughts and prayers go out to both general petraeus and holly petraeus at this time. he's focused on his policy agenda. and he has confidence in the acting director at the cia and he has confidence in the military to carry out the various missions he has asked them to
communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> i'm al hunt of "bloomberg news" filling in for charlie rose from washington. we quinn if th evening with news from the white house. president obama heldaise first press conference since his reelection. he delivered a brief opening statement, emphasizing the need tovert the fiscal cliff set to take effect january 1. >> there's only one way to solve these humans and that is to do it together. as i've said before, i'm open to compromise and i'm open to new ideas and i've been encouraged the past week to hear republican after republican to agree on the need from more revenue from the wealthiest american as parent of our arithmetic if we're serious about reducing the deficit. >> the president fielded questions. the budget was the most pressing subject. obama vowed not tho extend the bush tax cuts for the top 2% of income earners. >> when it comes to the top 2%, what i'm not going to do is to extend further a tax cut for folks who don't need it, which would cost close to $1 trillion, and it's very difficult to see how yo
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